VETERINARY MEDICINE

The classroom will include:
• Units on animal anatomy and cardiology
• Case studies and research
• Presentation of animal diseases

Veterinary Medicine is a mentorship and lab course designed to provide the student with the necessary skills to pursue a career in Veterinary Medicine. The clinic, which the student is assigned to, provides all aspects of the operation of the clinic including exams, diagnosis, treatment, and surgeries. In the classroom, the student studies animal anatomy, cardiology, case studies unique to animals, and research and presentation of animal diseases. The student integrates literacy strategies (e.g., reading, writing, research) throughout the curriculum. The student’s instructor and workplace mentor take an active role in facilitating the student’s mentorship work experience.

Course Number: 
CRN10011
Course Name Abbreviation: 
Vet-Med
Important Notes: 

Veterinary Medicine is a mentorship and lab course designed to provide students with the necessary skills to pursue a career in veterinarian medicine. Students will be interning at a local vet clinic a minimum of 5 hours and in the lab two mornings per week. Students are expected to find their own internship sites and arrange hours in accordance with other commitments. Required paperwork will be sent to accepted students in May of 2019.

Credits Per Semester: 
1.5
Grades: 
11
12
Course Length: 
Full Year
Credit Information: 
3.0 elective credit or 1.5 per semester
Prerequites: 
3.0 cumulative GPA, successful completion of Biology and Chemistry, and transportation to a mentorship site
Session: 
Session IC
Periods 1 and 3 7:30-9:50 am Wednesdays and Fridays